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Steven Winn

Steven Winn is a San Francisco based free-lance writer and critic and frequent City Arts & Lectures interviewer. His work has appeared in Art News, California, Humanities, Manhattan, Symphony Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Articles by this Author

Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
October 15, 2018

Cellist Truls Mørk tears into Prokofiev’s Sinfonia concertante with the S.F. Symphony.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
October 8, 2018

The singers had it in a concert of Mozart’s sacred works.

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Opera Review
October 5, 2018

The potent singing combination of Carmen Giannattasio and Brian Jagde distinguish this production.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
August 11, 2018

American Bach Soloists’ Academy Festival Orchestra and Academy Singers join forces in a festive Handel mashup.

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Opera Review
August 7, 2018

The intrepid company masters the challenges of Debussy's opera of doomed love.

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Opera Review
August 6, 2018

Merola Opera stages Stravinsky’s neoclassical masterwork, and succeeds in the end.

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Recital Review
July 3, 2018

Mezzo-soprano Kinda Scharich joins pianist John Parr in the North American premiere of a new song-cycle.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 22, 2018

The West Coast premiere of Philip Glass’s Third Piano Concerto dominates the program.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
May 16, 2018

Bach’s orchestral suites, masterfully interpreted.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 7, 2018

Brahms’s colossal Violin Concerto is bookended with bombastic works by Prokofiev and Andrew Norman.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
May 5, 2018

Foot-stomping, exuberant, and unabashedly sentimental, Jordi Savall’s latest musical tour is still about sensitive, extraordinary performances.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
April 22, 2018

The whole was less than the sum of its parts in this ambitious reading of Beethoven's Ninth.

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Recital Review
April 16, 2018

Anchoring his program with Brahms's Op. 116, the pianist constructed a recital of suggestive connections.

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Recital Review
April 14, 2018

The tenor interprets French songs of erotic longing and ecstasy with authority, nuance, and passion.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
April 10, 2018

A program of ravishing beauty draws from the timeless Vespro della Beata Vergine.

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Recital Review
April 9, 2018

The mostly American program provided a fine platform for four emerging opera talents.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
March 5, 2018

The Spanish conductor deftly led some high-octane music-making.

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Chamber Music Review
March 2, 2018

Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma meld spirits in a sublime evening of chamber music.

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Opera Review
February 17, 2018

An intriguing concept and strong performances lift short operas by Jake Heggie and Leonard Bernstein above an overly fussy production.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
February 12, 2018

The orchestra shows versatility supporting Isserlis and in a lithe performance of a Haydn symphony.

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